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Riffraff (1947)

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80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after them must deal with Dan Hammer, combination ...See moreA plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after them must deal with Dan Hammer, combination private eye, agent, and con man, who can "fix" anything for a fee. Nightclub singer Maxine is on Dan's side... or is she? The rest is lighthearted, white-suited tropical intrigue. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Martin Rackin (original screen play)
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Updated Jun 28, 1947

Release date
Sep 15, 1947 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Pat O'Brien
Dan Hammer Dan Hammer   See fewer
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Walter Slezak
Eric Molinar Eric Molinar   See fewer
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Anne Jeffreys
Maxine Manning Maxine Manning   See fewer
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Jerome Cowan
Walter F. Gredson Walter F. Gredson   See fewer
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George Givot
Police Lt. Rues Police Lt. Rues   See fewer
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Jason Robards Sr.
Domingues (as Jason Robards) Domingues (as Jason Robards)   See fewer
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Marc Krah
Charles Hasso Charles Hasso   See fewer
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William Alland
Trumpy - Man in Cell (uncredited) Trumpy - Man in Cell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Andersen
Co-Pilot (uncredited) Co-Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Anderson
Wong - Houseboy (uncredited) Wong - Houseboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Customs Inspector (uncredited) Customs Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bonnie Blair
Airport Official (uncredited) Airport Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Borden
Panhandler (uncredited) Panhandler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Man in Hallway (uncredited) Man in Hallway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Italia DeNubila
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonso DuBois
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Essler
Hernandez - Man with Briefcase (uncredited) Hernandez - Man with Briefcase (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ford
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Hill
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patt Hyatt
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lou Lubin
Rabbit (uncredited) Rabbit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Ludes
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Lufkin
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carmen López
Hula Dancer (uncredited) Hula Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Saul Martell
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Mascagno
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy McCarty
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Mendoza
Mr. Marsh (uncredited) Mr. Marsh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Drew Miller
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Murphy
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Noonan
First Down-and-Outer at Cabaret (uncredited) First Down-and-Outer at Cabaret (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eduardo Noriega
Maitre D' Felice (uncredited) Maitre D' Felice (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob O'Connor
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Owen
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Rivero
El Caribe Airport Manager (uncredited) El Caribe Airport Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hector V. Sarno
Pedro, Concierge (uncredited) Pedro, Concierge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norbert Schiller
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Stein
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Swan
Driver (uncredited) Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 459 votes